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Journal of Dental Specialities


Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions/conditions in 35-44 years age group of adults of Patna city, Bihar, India


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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Samar Ali Faraz,Irfanul Huda*,Aaysha abinda Nabi,Amber Ali Fraz,Asmat Fatima

Volume : 7

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2393-9834

Print ISSN : 2320-7302

Article First Page : 23

Article End Page : 27


Abstract

Background: To study the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions/conditions in the 35-44 age group of adults of Patnacity, Bihar, India.
Aims and Objectives: This study aims to assess the prevalence and describe the epidemiology.
Materials and Methods: A Hospital based survey was carried out among patients attending the outpatient Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology in Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, patients aged 35-44 year age group as per the index age group as per the World Health Organization’s Basic Oral Health Survey’s Criteria.
Result: The present study was designed on 1200 subjects to assess the prevalence of oral mucosal lesion who visited our department seeking dental treatment. The result showed that leukoplakia was the most prevalent in our population. More subjects with leukoplakia of 40-44 years in our population were males. Lesion was more prevalent in buccal mucosa and lichen planus had female predeliction in the age group of 35-40 years of age. The lesion was more prevalent in buccal mucosa.

Keyword: Leukoplakia, Lichen planus, ANUG, OSMF.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.jds.2019.005